ISSTD News

Month: January 2019

News You Can Use

News You Can Use

ISSTD Member authors two new Chapters on Trauma and Addiction ISSTD Member Ericha Scott, PhD, has just published two book chapters in the integrative medicine text: Integrative Addiction and Recovery, edited by Shahla Modir and George Munoz. Ericha, who has previously had her creative works published in ISSTD News Creative Space, writes – as lead […]

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Special Interest Groups

Introducing our brand-new Vicarious Trauma SIG

Vicarious Trauma, the therapists’ traumatic stress reaction when hearing their clients’ trauma stories was described in professional literature by McCann and Pearlman during the 1990’s. However, we have long used a range of words to describe this reaction, including secondary trauma, compassion fatigue and even plain old “burn out”. Whatever we call it, most of […]

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Creative Space

Creative Space

The Arts chose me at the age of 37 when she compelled me to leave a career as an international tax advisor. I was completing my second degree, this one in law, when the calling came and I dropped out with 1 year to go and started a career in the arts. I still don’t […]

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Committee Spotlight

Website Committee

We’re making great progress on the new website. What a project it has been! Hot off the presses, here are some updates: ISSTDWorld has been up and running since October 2018, and, even with the learning curve, it has really taken off. It offers opportunities for creating community within ISSTD that previously were beyond our […]

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Regional Conferences

Introducing our Plenary Speakers for the ISSTD Regional Conference: Christchurch (Otautahi), New Zealand

This year ISSTD is pleased to offer an exciting regional conference in one of the most beautiful locations in theworld, the South Island of New Zealand. This is a bi-national regional conference co-hosted by New Zealand and Australia. To be held from November 22nd-24th, 2019, this will be ISSTD’s first ever conference in New Zealand. […]

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